I just really want to leave you guys with this note: I never thought in my life that I would be here and the only reason is, I almost gave up on myself. I want to let you guys know, no matter what you want to be, no matter who you want to be, don’t give up on YOU. It is possible. I’m 36 years old and I’m proud of it. And I don’t give a damn if I was 56, you are not finna STOP [me], point blank and the period.
–Tamar Braxton said while accepting the Best R&B Female Award at the Soul Train Music Awards on Sunday.